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Women doing STEM right

September 30, 2014

Hey, it's important to me to recognize folks doing really good work, especially those who don't usually get the recognition they deserve. My team and I have generated quite a few lists of women doing good work: Women Disrupting the Startup World Impressive Women in Engineering Women-Run Startups to Check Out Inspirational Women in Tech… Read more »


15 Women in Tech to Follow on Twitter

October 18, 2013

Hey, a coupla weeks ago I wrote a blog post about the Top 10 Women in Tech orgs. And recently, a lot of folks have been talking about the importance of women's leadership in tech. The Women's Media Center released a report with two big data points: At its current pace, it will take until… Read more »


Veterans Disability Claims Backlog, setting the record straight

April 2, 2013

There's a lot of confusion and misinformation regarding the disability claims backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  Setting the record straight requires some honest brokering with many years experience in both customer service and writing computer software for moving from paper-based customer service to workflow systems. It takes a customer service rep (eighteen… Read more »


Share your experience about a nonprofit to help others learn about it

October 6, 2011

Think about your favorite nonprofit.  The one that you’ve volunteered for.  Or donated to.  Or perhaps you or your kids have participated in their programs.  Can you remember how you found it?  It’s probably through a friend or a family member who told you about it.   Someone who may have said to you “this nonprofit… Read more »


Need your ideas regarding serious improvements to Fed web sites

September 18, 2011

Okay, the deal is that Fed workers are seriously interested in better customer service, etc, via their web ops. I've worked with these folks for years, they're the real deal, and are really listening. Here, the idea is a for-real thing that starts Monday:  The National Dialogue on Improving Federal Websites.  It's a nationwide, two-week… Read more »


Wounded Warrior Care Professional’s Gather for Annual Army Conference

August 12, 2011

Triad of Care professionals including primary care managers, nurse case managers, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, and transition coordinators gathered in Orlando, Florida this week for the Warrior Transition Command Annual Conference ( Also in attendance was Mr. John Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy (WWCTP), who… Read more »